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Uncomplicated twin pregnancies might be more risky than previously thought

Uncomplicated twin pregnancies might be more risky than previously thought

Proof that single embryo transfer (SET) produces babies that are healthier than those born after multiple implantations

Proof that single embryo transfer (SET) produces babies that are healthier than those born after multiple implantations

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

British team grow sperm and eggs from stem cells

British team grow sperm and eggs from stem cells

Scientists prove that human embryonic stem cells can develop in the laboratory into the early forms of cells that eventually become eggs or sperm

Scientists prove that human embryonic stem cells can develop in the laboratory into the early forms of cells that eventually become eggs or sperm

Drinking during pregnancy can increase the risk of infection in newborns

Drinking during pregnancy can increase the risk of infection in newborns

Researchers discover quick new way that mosquitoes can pass West Nile virus to each other

Researchers discover quick new way that mosquitoes can pass West Nile virus to each other

Research moves us closer to understanding how complicated network connections are wired up during embryonic development

Research moves us closer to understanding how complicated network connections are wired up during embryonic development

Unrestrained retina too much of a good thing

Unrestrained retina too much of a good thing

Month/season of birth can effect the length of a woman's fertile life

Month/season of birth can effect the length of a woman's fertile life

British court gives the go ahead for IVF babies to be created to save sick siblings

British court gives the go ahead for IVF babies to be created to save sick siblings

Nurses in the UK are calling for a reconsideration of the laws governing euthanasia

Nurses in the UK are calling for a reconsideration of the laws governing euthanasia

Pregnant women with epilepsy face dilemma - continue treatment and risk birth defects

Pregnant women with epilepsy face dilemma - continue treatment and risk birth defects

Eating lots of fish during and after pregnancy reduces daughters' risk of developing breast cancer

Eating lots of fish during and after pregnancy reduces daughters' risk of developing breast cancer

New era drug gives hope to Gleevec resistant leukaemia sufferers

New era drug gives hope to Gleevec resistant leukaemia sufferers

Women who smoke cut 10 years off their fertile life

Women who smoke cut 10 years off their fertile life

Brewing up potential anti-cancer drugs from green tea

Brewing up potential anti-cancer drugs from green tea

European folic acid policies are not effective enough

European folic acid policies are not effective enough

How to maximise your chance of having a baby

How to maximise your chance of having a baby

U.S. Surgeon General urges women who are pregnant to abstain from alcohol

U.S. Surgeon General urges women who are pregnant to abstain from alcohol